Introducing the inaugural Southampton International Boat Show Swim

1 day 19 hours ago

125 swimmers will take to Southampton water early in the morning on 18 September 2022 in this new bucket list open water swimming event. Swimmers will access the water from the Southampton International Boat Show pontoons and swim 1.25km in the iconic Southampton docks, past tall ships and super yachts. All proceeds from the swim […]

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Spirit Yachts goes all electric for Southampton Boat Show

1 day 21 hours ago

Leading modern classic yacht builders Spirit Yachts will be displaying two electric drive sailing yachts at this year’s Southampton Boat Show from 16th – 25th September. As part of Spirit Yachts’ drive to lower the carbon footprint of its yachts, the company will be exhibiting a new Spirit 44CR (cruiser racer) and a Spirit 30. […]

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Be inspired, be amazed and be entertained at Southampton International Boat Show 2022

2 days 1 hour ago

Southampton International Boat Show 2022 is a great day out for everyone, with over 550 exhibiting brands, and 650 craft of all shapes and sizes set against a stunning waterside location at Europe’s largest purpose-built show marina.  This year sees new sponsorship from leading boat rental and yacht charter company Borrow A Boat for the […]

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Twenty youngsters set sail on a voyage of discovery thanks to Harwich Mayflower Legacy Fund

2 days 21 hours ago

TWENTY youngsters benefitted from a four-night adventure voyage from Harwich to Portsmouth, thanks to support from the Mayflower Legacy Fund set up by the town’s Mayor, Cllr Ivan Henderson and other local organisations. The lucky teenagers, made up of 15 boys and five girls aged 12 to 15, were chosen to go on this fabulous […]

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Cannes Yachting Festival 2022 Fast Approaches

6 days 15 hours ago

Cannes Yachting Festival, one of the world’s major boat shows, runs from 6-11 September, with everything from superyachts to wooden dinghies on show in the French Riviera town’s packed marina and old port. Around 550 exhibitors are expected to be present with around 640 boats. Continuing Focus on Sustainability The show’s focus on sustainability continues […]

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ACR’s EPIRB Saves Seven Lives after Boat Struck by Lightning

6 days 18 hours ago

Seven rescued – including experienced skipper Glen Rumer – during a lightning storm after US Coast Guard responded to ACR’s Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon alert Fort Lauderdale, FL 10 August 2022 – Seven people have been rescued from a 39-foot fishing boat in the Gulf of Mexico after being caught in a severe lightning storm. […]

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Oyster 495: Photo Tour of Gorgeous £1.2 Million Yacht

1 week 1 day ago

Join us on our exclusive tour of the luxurious Oyster 495. This stunning luxury bluewater yacht would cost you a base price of a £1.2 million ex VAT, before you starting adding ‘options’ which will probably take the cost up several hundred thousand more.The boat is a smaller model of Oyster than some and is […]

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Fischer Panda UK at the Southampton Boatshow – Green Power for Leisure Boaters

1 week 2 days ago

Electric Propulsion specialist Fischer Panda UK will attend this year’s Southampton International Boat Show with its full range of green propulsion technology on display. The Fischer Panda display trailer is expected to be a popular feature at the event, offering visitors the opportunity to experience live demonstrations of the latest technology available to provide green […]

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Entries open for the Southampton International Boat Show Exhibitor Environmental Awards 2022

1 week 3 days ago

Nominations are now open for the Southampton International Boat Show Exhibitor Environmental Awards 2022. This year marks the fourth year of the awards, recognising an exceptional exhibitor or exhibitors, who have truly embraced environmentally friendly boating and sustainable work practices both during and outside the show. Entrants need to demonstrate how they are promoting good […]

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British Marine releases latest Boating and Boat Ownership survey results

1 week 3 days ago

Latest insight into consumer boating habits – Brits flock to UK waters British Marine has issued the latest Boating and Boat Ownership survey providing members with key market data, trends and insights on participation in watersports in the UK, and the purchasing and ownership of boats, watersports craft and related equipment and services. Sponsored by […]

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Multicats International Announce New Partnership with HH Catamarans

1 week 6 days ago

Multicats International have announced their new partnership with HH Catamarans – representing these high quality bluewater catamarans and their servicing across Continental Europe. About HH Catamarans HH Catamarans was founded in 2012 with a simple aim to build high-quality blue water catamarans. With a dedicated team of in-house designers, engineers and partnerships with renowned naval architects around […]

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Set sail at the Southampton International Boat Show 2022

2 weeks ago

Immerse yourself in all things nautical at the Southampton International Boat Show 2022. From sailing dinghies to superyachts and everything in between, we’ll see you there on 16-25th September. Sailing boats of every shape and size will be on display at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show.  With many located on the water within Europe’s […]

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The compact new Dufour 32 makes UK debut at Southampton International Boat Show 2022

2 weeks 2 days ago

The Dufour 32 is making her UK debut at Southampton International Boat Show 2022, alongside the Dufour 390, 430 and the British Yachting Awards cruising yacht of the year winner, the Dufour 470. Modern and Creative use of Space The new Dufour 32 is an up-to-date sailing yacht designed for a great sailing experience with […]

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Second Leg of Tall Ships Youth Trust Round Britain Tour

2 weeks 2 days ago

TEN young people aged 12-15 set sail on a four-night voyage from Plymouth to Swansea on Sunday (31st) onboard an iconic 72ft Challenger yacht with Tall Ships Youth Trust (TSYT) on the second leg of its Round Britain Adventure. The young people are a mixed group of five girls and five boys from Youth Action […]

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650 boats confirmed so far for Southampton International Boat Show

2 weeks 6 days ago

From holidays to books, charts to courses; all types of clothing from specialist offshore kit to the latest fashions. Whether it’s engines, watermakers, electronics or safety equipment; SUPs, kayaks or classic dinghies, the world of marinas or magical waterfront properties. Encompassing everything from the most sumptuous superyacht to the tiniest shackle the 2022 Southampton International […]

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How to report your UK arrival and departure: new Government website for sailors

2 weeks 6 days ago

The UK Government, via the UK Border Force, has developed a new digital reporting service, known as ‘single Pleasure Craft Reporting (sPCR)’, which pleasure craft are asked to use as the preferred method when leaving or entering the UK on passage to EU countries, the Channel Islands or the rest of the world. There has […]

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RYA will keep teaching on paper charts, following shock UKHO decision

3 weeks ago

The RYA (Royal Yachting Association) has responded following the announcement that the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is phasing out the manufacture of paper charts. The RYA statement reads in full: Plans to withdraw the UKHO’s portfolio of ADMIRALTY Standard Nautical Charts (SNCs) and Thematic Charts are in response to more marine, naval and leisure users […]

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Southampton International Boat Show: everything visitors need to know

3 weeks 1 day ago

The Southampton International Boat Show runs from 16-25 September, 2022. On this page you can find info on tickets, how to get there and other questions you may have as visitors, plus links to stories about what’s on at the show Whether you’re in the market for a new boat, or just looking for a […]

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Sustainability at the Southampton International Boat Show

3 weeks 1 day ago

The organisers of the Southampton International Boat Show are introducing a new Environmental Innovation Showcase at the 2022 event. Exhibitors are being encouraged to submit entries to clinch a spot in this inaugural showcase at the event, which runs from 16-25 September. The new Environmental Innovation Showcase, located in Ocean Hall, will shine a spotlight […]

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